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Cigna Software Engineering Team Lead in Denver, Colorado

Cigna, a leading Health Services company, is looking for exceptional Software Engineering Leads in our Data & Analytics organization.

In this role, you will actively partner with Global Data and Analytics delivery leadership, business stakeholders, subject matter experts, as well as, your development team on initiatives that support Cigna's strategic goals. As a Software Engineering lead, you will build and develop a world-class software engineering team with the goal of creating next-generation client reporting and analytical capabilities to help make Cigna the undisputed health partner of choice . You will work in an agile environment leading a small team of software engineers, delivering user-oriented products in a fast–paced environment.

Core Responsibilities:

Lead a high performing team:

  • Hire and retain strong software engineering talent

  • Develop existing talent into full stack engineers

  • Inspire engineering teams to take risks and manage them

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and accountability

Understanding business products and defining high-level needs:

  • Partner with the business on driving strategy from a product roadmap perspective, provide technical leadership

  • Provide your team with insight into the product roadmap and articulate technical direction and considerations

  • Find opportunities to drive modernization of tools, technology and techniques

  • Encourage your team to start with the end in mind

  • Obsess with optimizing the product to achieve business goals while maximizing return on investment and business value

Data and analytical capabilities and architecture:

  • Developing rock-solid, scalable systems that will still hold up 5, 10 or 20 years from now

  • Drive opportunities to revolutionize workflow with embedded analytics, machine learning, and AI

  • Enforce modern delivery practices such as continuous integration, behavior/test driven development

Ideal Candidates Will Offer:


  • Ability to drive the conversion of legacy assets into modern architectures & infrastructures

  • Flexibility to adopt a continuous learning mindset and flex to cover a diverse set of technology needs

  • Passionate about data, analytics, building self-service tools and web application platforms using the latest technologies

  • Solid managerial and/or mentorship experience

  • Boundless intellectual curiosity to continually explore how to do things better, bigger, faster and cheaper

  • A strong voice for data integrity and reporting quality utilizing best practices and industry standards

  • A “roll-up your sleeves and get the job done” mentality

  • Enjoys speaking with customers to understand how we can best meet their needs

  • Team player and motivator

  • Technical and marketing skills to be able to craft and execute your own programs

  • Strong product management skills and ability to inspire software engineering teams


  • Solid experience in software development and management

  • Experience on/leading Agile teams – Scrum or Kanban

  • Strong object-oriented language experience: C, C++, Java, Scala, or other OO compiled language

  • Web development frameworks like Angular, React, other Node.js based systems, Django, React-native, etc.

  • Scripting experience (JavaScript, Python, R, Ruby, Perl, etc.)

  • Database experience – SQL required; Teradata, Oracle a plus

  • Experience with Git/SVN

  • Experience with big data technologies a plus, such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark

  • Knowledge and experience with agile development process

  • Prior experience with application or solution architecture

  • Data mining, data profiling experience

  • DevOps and CI/CD technologies experience

  • Familiarity with AWS preferred; cloud native application development or cloud data storage and access

  • Real-time streaming application development using Kafka is desirable

  • Demonstrated experience with thorough problem solving and analytical skills, combined with strong business acumen

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

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